Installing VMware Tools on Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop and Location of Ifconfig Program

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my lab machine running Windows 10 Professional with VMware Workstation 14 Pro virtualization software… One of my guest machines is running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS… When you’re running 18.04 as a guest machine, you may run into this issue when trying to install VMware Tools on the guest… The […]

Install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop

I started testing the new Ubuntu 18.04 beta… so, I installed it on my Windows 10 machine running VMware Workstation 14 Pro. For those wanting to test the new Ubuntu 18.04 on VMware Workstation, the steps below shows you how to get VMware Tools installed. VMware Tools are suite of utilities that enhances the virtual […]

Lesson 57: How to Enable VMware Copy and Paste on Ubuntu Guest Machines

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to enable drag n’ and drop as well as copy and paste between the guest machines and the host computer. When this feature is enabled users will be able to easily copy clipboard content between guests and hosts. Before enabling this feature, users must install VMware […]

Lesson 55 – Installing or Upgrading VMware Tools on Ubuntu 16.10

It’s very important that you install VMware Tools on the guest operating system. Whether the OS is Windows or Linux, installing VMware Tools within the guest machine improves the machine performance and enhances its graphic capabilities. Other features that become available after installing VMware Tools are support for drag n’ drop and shared folder operations. […]